BNY Mellon Careers

Sr. Specialist Information Security Analyst- Identity & Access Mngt (IAM) Authentication Business Analyst

Florham Park, New Jersey
Information Technology

Job Description

  As a global investments company, BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments, and safeguards nearly one-fifth of the world's financial assets. Every day, our Technology employees make this happen while also seeking out new ways to do it more efficiently and effectively.

As part of BNY Mellon’s global Technology organization, you’ll have the opportunity to engage with some of the best and brightest, technology, business, and financial minds to find new and better ways to exceed our clients’ expectations and build the future of financial services. With more than 230 years of industry leading experience under our belts, you might even say that we are the original fintech.

At BNY Mellon, cybersecurity is a top priority for both technology and the business. The members of the Information Security Division are on constant alert, using their creativity and knowledge of cybersecurity, technology and business processes to develop and deliver creative solutions. In this fast-paced environment, staff collaborate to respond to current risks, while identifying and anticipating future threats. Our cyber capabilities encompass the full spectrum of services from Cyber Operations (SOC, Cyber Threat Intelligence, Vulnerability Management, Cyber Incident Response, Penetration Testing & Red Teaming, Cyber Analytics & Fraud, and Insider threat) to Cyber Architecture and Engineering (Network, Platform, Cloud, and Applications Security).  Together with the CISO and his leadership team, staff provide a robust set of cyber services that provide full scope protection and response capabilities across the BNY Mellon enterprise.  We help our businesses, the bank’s executive team, and our board of directors understand cybersecurity risk and the steps that must be taken to create and maintain a secure environment that drives innovation.


Seeking an experienced Technical Analyst with experience in analyzing IAM solutions. The candidate will be responsible for the analysis and documentation of applications and infrastructure components that are used for the verification and storage of user identities across BNYM.     Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate with project management and compliance teams in analyzing SOX/SOC1/CBS applications
  • Track, document and raise exceptions for the on-going on-boarding processes
  • Report on-boarding metrics, KRIs and gaps in current technologies
  • Escalate issues and non-adherence to the security controls defined in the policies and standards
  • Assist in contacting and scheduling analysis sessions with BNYM authentication and credential management teams
  • Assist in tracking project changes with the associated project managers to meet committed deadlines
   Consults with other IT areas and the businesses and provides professional support for major components of the company's information security infrastructure. Contributes to the development and implementation of security architecture, standards, procedures and guidelines for multiple platforms. Consults with the business and operational infrastructure personnel regarding new and existing technologies. Recommends new security tools to management and reports and provides guidance and expertise in their implementation. Reviews and analyzes complex data and information to provide insights, conclusions and actionable recommendations provides direction and guidance on reports and analyses and ensures recommendations are aligned with customer/business needs and capabilities. Ensures that all significant security concerns are addressed. Recommends course of action to mitigate risk and ensures that appropriate standards are established and published. Contributes to the achievement of area objectives.


  • Required Skills:


  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience required, advanced degree preferred, 8-10 years of experience in information security or related technology experience required, experience in the securities or financial services industry is a plus. 

  • Preferred Skills:

  • At least 5 years of experience as a business analyst with at least 2 years in the security analysis space.
  • Ability to document and design solutions based on current and future state analysis

  • Working knowledge of web specifications: SAML, SOAP, WS-Security, OAuth, OIDC.

  • Experience with operating systems (Windows Server, Linux/Unix)

  • Working knowledge of the following programming/scripting languages: HTML, JavaScript, Perl/Shell Scripting

  • Working knowledge with Directories (LDAP, AD, VDS) and Databases (MySQL, Oracle, SQL Server)

  • Working knowledge of PKI.

  • Understanding of Load balancers (local and global) and their role in the access management process

  • Understanding of Application Servers – JBOSS, Tomcat, Websphere, Weblogic.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.

  • Ability to prepare technical documentation, status reports, updates and communication

  • Independently handle assigned tasks with minimum guidance.

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience required, advanced degree preferred,


For over 230 years, the people of BNY Mellon have been at the forefront of finance, expanding the financial markets while supporting investors throughout the investment lifecycle. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments & safeguards nearly one-fifth of the world's financial assets. BNY Mellon remains one of the safest, most trusted and admired companies. Every day our employees make their mark by helping clients better manage and service their financial assets around the world. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, clients count on the people of BNY Mellon across time zones and in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. It's the collective ambition, innovative thinking and exceptionally focused client service paired with a commitment to doing what is right that continues to set us apart. Make your mark:

Client Technology Solutions provides our business partners with client-focused, technology-based solutions. These enhance their ability to be successful through world-class software solutions and leading-edge infrastructure. Client Technology Solutions provides employees with the tools and resources to enhance their professional qualifications and careers.

BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Minorities/Females/Individuals With Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

Primary Location: United States-New Jersey-Florham Park
Internal Jobcode: 45155
Job: Information Technology
Organization: Information Security-HR11724
Requisition Number: 1903158